Socially distance markings on a shop wall in Derry on November 5th. Photograph: Paul Faith/Bloomberg

Talks are due to resume on Thursday between Northern Ireland’s ministers after they again failed to reach agreement over whether or not to extend the (...)

A nurse checks a woman’s temperature before a Covid-19 test at a military hospital in the town of El-Hamma, in Tunisia’s southwestern Gabes governorate on on Wednesday, as cases of novel coronavirus infections surge there. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP via Getty

Covid-19 cases surpassed 24 million worldwide with India seeing a record spike and South Korea, Italy and France reporting the most new daily infectio(...)

Vials of the drug remdesivir. The European Medicines Agency said  it has recommended authorising the use of anti-viral drug to treat the new coronavirus. Photograph: Ulruch Perrey/AFP via Getty

Some governments in Europe and Asia said on Wednesday they had sufficient supplies of the Covid-19 anti-viral drug remdesivir for now, despite fears (...)

A rough sleeper in Belfast city centre. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

Accommodation will be available for anyone who is homeless during the coronavirus crisis, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive has said. Temporary (...)

Hiqa said the results of its survey would be used to inform its ‘monitoring activity in acute hospitals.’

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has decided to conduct an annual public experience survey in an effort to improve healthcare stand(...)